Production Planner-SAP

Job Description

Are you looking for your next dynamic opportunity? We are adding a critical Production Planner position to our Manufacturing facility in New Kensington, PA. You will have direct involvement with standardizing and improving processes around our production environment. Can you help us craft a more impactful tomorrow?


You will be actively involved in:

  • Releasing work packages to production shop floor and anticipating daily scheduling system updates
  • Participating in daily Gemba meetings
  • Supporting weekly production planning meetings
  • Anticipating production schedules throughout entire routing including subcontracted operations and operations performed in multiple areas of production
  • Providing confirmed order status and lead-times from production to the project manager for communication to the customer and expediting contract reviews
  • Conducting or support critical readiness reviews with other departments and supervise action items to ensure accurate implementation
  • Supervising on time delivery and watch recovery schedules for overdue orders by maintaining key goals and other requested detailed reports for area of responsibility
  • Presenting meaningful changes in customer requirements and significant priorities to other functions of SCM
  • Communication of critical delays to project manager immediately upon notification
  • Assisting with material planning activities and coordinating with purchasing the expediting of material staging/logistics
  • Setting up and maintaining part number master data for area of responsibility
  • Manage inventory for material in area of responsibility.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

You will need the following expertise to be successful:

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a dynamic manufacturing environment
  • Detailed knowledge and proficient in Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, and SAP
  • Deep understanding of manufacturing processes and planning tools to ensure alignment
  • Established critical process improvement changes in a production environment
  • Accumulated 2-5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment or related field

At Siemens, we are committed to an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles and seek to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience.

Why you’ll love working at Siemens
  • Competitive compensation (salary and bonus) based on qualifications
  • Medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage, first day of employment
  • Matching 401(k) (immediate employer match)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, paid holidays, and floating holidays
  • Career development opportunities
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
  • Flexibility to work remote a few days a week
  • Paid parental leave

Can you see yourself learning, growing, and succeeding in this exciting position? If so, we'd like to meet you.

Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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